Logistics


The 2019 Ingram’s 100: Food for Thought

Agribusiness-heavy at the top, the Ingram’s 100 list is remade after some of Kansas City’s largest private companies are acquired by national and global enterprises.        As if anyone needed evidence of Kansas City’s role in the worldwide… more

Logistics Park KC Lands Hostess in Tight Industrial Climate

Logistics Park Kansas City will be the home to Hostess Brands’ main distribution center as industrial vacancy rates in the area are tightening and strong leasing activity continues. Hostess is moving its distribution operations from Illinois to the Edgerton industrial… more

The 2018 Ingram’s 250

Before you can compile a roster of the most influential business executives in a market of nearly 3 million people, you first must define what it means to have influence as an executive, what it means to wield that power,… more

Lenexa Lands eCommerce Distribution Site

Economic-development officials today announced that eCommerce retailer Turn5 would open a new distribution center in Lenexa in October, with the potential to add 100 jobs in the area over by mid-2021. Turn5 will expand its national fulfillment operations with the… more

Amazon Delivers a Downer for KC

Kansas City will not be the home of the second headquarters for Amazon.  Bested by the likes of Boston, Chicago, Denver and Columbus, Ohio, the City of Fountains was left off the list of the 20 finalist cities for Amazon’s… more

Kubota Expansion in the Works Near LPKC

Score one more for logistics-sector growth in the Kansas City region: The Edgerton City Council has signed off on an annexation proposal that clears the way for Kubota Tractor Corp. to dramatically expand its footprint here. The council approved brining… more

A Solid Tenant’s Market Has Developed in Kansas City

The Kansas City industrial property market has long been recognized as a key Midwestern logistics hub for its central location in the United States, significant highway and rail infrastructure, and affordable cost of labor. Throughout the last several decades, the… more

KC Makes Its Pitch to Amazon

As of today, the Kansas City region's dreams of being home to a second headquarters for Amazon.com are in the hands of Jeff Bezos and his team in Seattle. In what is being described as the largest regional collaboration in… more

230,000sf Industrial Building Going Up

The Opus Group  announced today that construction is under way on a second building at 56 Commerce Center, a 230,122-square-foot speculative industrial building. That comes after selling the first building there to Orizon, which makes complex sub-assemblies for the aerospace… more

Horizon Global Distribution Hub Opening Soon

Horizon Global, which makes towing and trailering equipment, announced today that it was nearly finished with construction of its 512,000-square-foot distribution facility in Edgerton, which is expected to create more than 120 new jobs. The site will serve as the main… more